Tags » Discouragement

The Dry Well

My well is dry. Empty & parched from a lifetime of pouring out. Years spent hoping & praying for a harvest that never comes. Leaving me feeling stupid for believing that I could be next in line when the reality is I’m always passed over for the next person. 589 more words

Poetry

It's nobody's life except YOURS.

Have you ever heard someone telling you that you can’t do what you wanna do or what you want to be? That feeling of discouragement from other people, and then it’s like you always hear the same thing from other groups of people? 548 more words

LIFE

The stinking thinking of depression: 1 Kings 19

Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful.

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Bible In One Year Devotional

Feelings Lie

Let’s be honest with ourselves… Feelings lie. They aren’t reliable. They change in a moment, led by our fickle hearts. Feelings cause us to feel unloved when we think someone looks at us the wrong way or when someone else accidentally forgets to wave back. 839 more words

The Source

Today I’ve been thinking a bit about how so much encouragement or discouragement depends not so much on what is said or done, but the setting you’re in or the people speaking to you. 379 more words

Faith, Church, And Theology

Dealing With A Defeated Lion

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. ┬áResist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. 373 more words

Devotionals

Sadness Brings Inspiration

Stay positive… something good will come out of a bad situation… you just need to look for it. Keep those eyes peeled ;)

Attitudes